After Manchester City’s 5-0 destruction of Liverpool on Saturday, Kevin de Bruyne has been the subject of a lot of talk and praise because of his efforts on the pitch.
De Bruyne has cemented his reputation as the ‘King of the Assists’ after his first two of the season. His single-rule pass that allowed Sergio Aguero to open the scoring and his perfect cross to Gabriel Jesus to double the score against The Reds aren’t going to be forgotten anytime soon.
So, does it seem that the Belgian is gradually assuming the role of big game player which Yaya Toure has held for so long at City?
De Bruyne came into the spotlight after Man City’s first big game of the season against Liverpool after they failed to beat them in the previous five league meetings, but there were plenty of times over the last few years when the midfielder shone.
His extraordinary goal against Barcelona at home in last season’s Champions…